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Her brain keeps transmitting dance

Ask Ashleigh Miller how she came up with her title for “Brain is a Radio” and she’ll tell you that it is all about “opening yourself up.”She describes her current work, labeled a dance/media performance, as “like a radio, you’re tuning into different channels to hear what you can.”
Created by Miller with Faunix Media, the immersive auditory and visual experience opens tonight (April 14), 8 p.m., at Velocity Dance Center Founder’s Theater. Two more performances will be given tomorrow at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
A Washington native, Miller “grew up dancing” in Redmond and went to New York University Tisch School of the Arts. While there, injuries sidelined her dancing for awhile. That led to spending more time on music and composing. For “Brain is a Radio,” she’s part of the Floraform, creating psychoacoustic music along with Travis Corwin and Ben Grieshaber.
Back in Seattle since 2013, Miller says she is excited to see how the local dance scene continues to expand. “More and more dancers …